Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award
Congrats to DSCB student Lila Neahring for receiving the 2023 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center!
New Scientific Breakthroughs
A group of researchers led by Yadong Huang uncovered evidence that neurons with high levels of the protein apolipoprotein E (apoE) - which is associated with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease - are more sensitive to degeneration.
UCSF's COVID-19 Response
Find out how UCSF is responding to the outbreak of the coronavirus respiratory illness COVID-19, including perspectives from infectious disease experts, psychologists, and UCSF Health providers.
Machine, Meet Stem Cells
In a new study published in "Cell Systems," a team led by DSCB faculty member, Todd McDevitt, used machine learning and artificial intelligence to predict the patterns made by stem cells.
Faculty Development Program
The DSCB program seeks to strengthen training of junior faculty and enhance the mentorship skills of establish faculty through the Thesis Mentor Development Program. More information and faculty requirements can be found at mentoring.ucsf.edu
“Chasing After Young Neurons” - Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD
The Academic Senate is pleased to announce the selection of Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD as recipient of the 60th Annual Faculty Research Lectureship in Basic Science for his highly original, creative, and rigorous research on adult neurogenesis and neuronal replacement.
Welcome to DSCB
The Developmental and Stem Cell Biology (DSCB) Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the premier programs for doctoral studies in the United States.
Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building
The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research is headquartered in the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building, which houses over 100 labs aimed at researching and understanding a wide range of conditions.

The DSCB Program offers an integrated and multidisciplinary educational opportunity for graduate students pursuing careers in the fields of:

  • Stem Cells and Cell Differentiation
  • Organogenesis and Tissue Regeneration
  • Pattern Formation and Morphogenesis
  • Evolutionary Developmental Biology
  • Translational Stem Cell Biology

For more information about our program, visit our About page.


Student Disability Services

UCSF is committed to ensuring access to graduate education for all students. Early communication with the relevant administrators is critical to successful partnership in arranging accommodations. SDS is the appropriate and confidential office for seeking accommodations, and will coordinate communications and procedures with you and the graduate faculty and programs. Please visit the SDS website and look over the student disability services info for more information.


Student Success at UCSF

Success in graduate school requires care and attention to all aspects of your life: health and wellness, community, career development, personal and professional relationships, and security and safety. UCSF is committed to providing a full range of resources and services to help you succeed. Learn more about these resources by visiting our Student Success website.